2 Community Development Facilitator NGO Job Vacancies – Water For People

Organization: Water For
People
Duty Station:  Uganda
About Us:
Water For People is an international non-governmental organization
(NGO) that works with people and partners to develop innovative and
long-lasting solutions to the water, sanitation, and hygiene problems in the
developing countries. Water for People seeks to see communities break free from
the cycle of poverty and spend time growing, learning, and thriving, instead of
walking for water and fighting off illness.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
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In charge of the mobilization, training and
sensitization of communities and sub county stakeholders on pay as you fetch
for piped water supply and deep wells, and monthly/annual payments for shallow
wells using AtWhatCost tool,
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Tasked with dacilitating collaboration and
networking with other Implementing partners for coordination at the community
level on approaches and causing adoption of “Everyone Forever”
activities.
·        
Overseeing the performance of WAAB entrepreneurs
to ensure good O&M on WAAB wells and monthly remittance to Sub County
Escrow Accounts.
·        
Tasked with the identification and documentation
of any WASH best practices and stories for sharing with stakeholders.
·        
Weekly and monthly planning and reporting of
program activities and outputs.
·        
Supporting communities in the 14 sub-counties to
carry-out operation, maintenance and water safety planning and implementation.
·        
Actively facilitating household hygiene and
sanitation improvement campaigns at village level across the district with a
focus on handwashing with soap and latrine improvement.
·        
Supporting awareness creation on water meter
reading by the water users
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Sensitize Water users on issues of catchment
protection for water quantity and quality preservation
·        
Engaging sub-county authorities on acquisition
of land for infrastructure development including securing agreements.
·        
Collecting data using FLOW on programme
indicators that require periodical status updates and evaluations
·        
Facilitating community feedback platforms
including using the community score card
·        
Ensuring co-ordination and effective information
sharing between Kamwenge Water for People office, sub-county and community
level stakeholders



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicant should preferably hold a
university degree or postgraduate diploma in Community Development, Development
Studies, Arts, Social Science or any related discipline.
·        
At least three years’ experience working with
communities in a development role is essential.
·        
Having working experience in marketing and
business development will be an added advantage.
·        
Extensive knowledge on WASH and skills in using
participatory approaches like PHAST, Home improvement campaigns, livelihoods
and community empowerment, training Water and Sanitation committees, catchment
protection among others.
·        
Must be highly reliable and independent, able to
work with minimal supervision.
·        
Must possess well-developed networking abilities,
and be able to interact well with communities and District Local Government
·        
Ability to ride a motorcycle is mandatory
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their detailed CVs and certified academic
certificates plus three (3) referees and their contacts. Applications must be
addressed to:
The Country Director,
Water for People Uganda,
P.O Box 1420, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 27th October
2017
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